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Every life deserves a unique celebration. At Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens in Alcoa, Tennessee, families can conveniently plan fitting tributes through these sister locations. Working together, the funeral home and cemetery can create fitting tributes that include cremation, funeral, memorial and burial services.

Create the perfect memorial tribute

At Sherwood Chapel, we begin by listening to you. Tell us about the special elements of a loved one's personality—their hobbies, pursuits and passions—and our professional funeral directors will integrate thoughtful elements to create an unforgettable experience.

Imagine a cruise-in hosted in honor of your family’s hot-rodder, with guests' gleaming show cars front-and-center in our parking lot and a high-horsepower escort for the funeral coach after the service. Envision an outdoor-themed service for the adventurer in your life, with guests in comfortable dress and keepsake monogrammed water bottles for guests to use on their next expedition. With our expertise, we can help you celebrate your loved one in a creative and unique way.

Every detail, meticulously planned

Chapel inside mausoleum with glass niches at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Select a traditional religious ceremony, a contemporary Life Well Celebrated® event, or combine elements of both to create your perfect personal fit. Your guests receive a warm welcome at our interfaith chapel, which serves celebrants of all backgrounds and faith traditions.

Sherwood Memorial Gardens cemetery

Last Supper Chapel exterior at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Established in 1955, Sherwood Memorial Gardens incorporates 52 acres of natural Tennessee beauty nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Here, antique trees and bright flowers lend a sense of hope to complement manicured lush lawns.

Family estates mark a unique opportunity to gift future generations the reassurance of one central gathering place for reflection. Military funerals and burial with military honors commemorate selfless service to our country in a time-honored tradition.

Those who choose cremation may choose burial of cremated remains or inurnment in our columbarium, mausoleum or glass-front niches.

Call on us, day or night

Statue of praying hands on cemetery grounds with a mausoleum in the background at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Our tradition of service to the Alcoa, Maryville and Knoxville area communities dates back to 1955. Should you wish to do so, our teams will be glad to provide a personal tour of the funeral home, mausoleum and cemetery grounds. Please contact us at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens at any time if you need assistance with arrangements in Alcoa.

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Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Joel Stooksbury was very personable and patient, and made our experience with Sherwood exceptional. He was extremely thorough and informative. We could not have been treated any better. Also, a very nice gentleman has personally called me twice to check on our family. Such a personal, professional, and caring touch."

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September 2020

"Joel surpassed every need that we had. The professional manner of he and the staff goes beyond any expectations. Thank you for your kindness and compassion."

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September 2020

"Staff were kind and caring. Appreciate their efforts."

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September 2020

"This family member is the 6th we have entrusted to Sherwood for funeral services. We have never been disappointed."

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September 2020

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Meet Our Team

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  • Managing Director

    Fred O Berry III

    Managing Director
  • Knoxville Funeral Home Manager -  Berry Funeral Home

    Jeffrey B Berry

    General Manager
  • Knoxville Funeral Home Manager -  Berry Funeral Home

    Archie Thomas Buchanan

    Funeral Director
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    Ronna Esther Manis

    Funeral Director
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